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How to deal with a team member who plays solo?

Synopsys macwan
7d

I have a team member who does not communicate/document important updates that he applies to the system. I discover things in future which is frustrating.

Generally he is OK to work with but this habit of not documenting/communicating affects other members work (including me) down the line.

Basically i have to fix his fix.

How do you deal with such team members? I have requested him several times to document/communicate imp updates but in vain. I dont want to complain about him to our manager. What should I do?

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  • Goldman Sachs / OtherNeedful TC
    Jira
    7d0
  • Amazon Aloha.lol
    No code review?
    7d2
    • Synopsys macwan
      OP
      He doesnt communicate after he fixes something.🤐
      7d
    • Yahoo GrIt88
      Does the teammate come from Amazon background? Maybe they're just trying to subtly fuck you over but have a very small penis.
      6d
  • Tesla / Otherishwbzheh
    Sounds like you don’t have any planning. Every member of your team just does some random things 😂
    7d1
    • Synopsys macwan
      OP
      I guess and the manager is focused more on managing higher ups.🙄
      7d
  • New / Eng
    FcKQcom

    NewEng

    PRE
    Qualcomm
    FcKQcommore
    Dude, high time to move to other team. Such members are horrible to have in team. Spoils entire team. Leave team.
    6d0
  • New / Eng
    hzFR57

    NewEng

    PRE
    EMC Corporation
    hzFR57more
    Looks like the process has not been set. I had one in my team who doesn't like his code being reviewed as he believed he knew better that everyone else. He was let go.
    6d0
  • Microsoft ivanka
    Honestly sounds like you're shit at communicating too. Sit his ass down and explain yourself (without sounding like a dick). If that doesn't work then he's stubborn af and theres nothing you can do
    7d2
    • Synopsys macwan
      OP
      He is stubborn af. Have communicated multiple times. He complains he is overwhelmed. Everyone is. He is just lazy.
      7d
    • Microsoft ivanka
      You can't teach a lazy dog new tricks. Either suck it up or leave team
      6d
  • Aurora bystander!
    High time he meets Han.
    6d0
  • Facebook / Datagfg101
    I used to be this person. This is a tough situation. I would find somebody that he respects (maybe a senior engineer) and have that person talk to them about this.
    6d0
  • Glooko / Otherdrditto
    If your other team mates share this view of this person maybe you can all approach the manager together.
    6d0
  • Microsoft / Engbabaisyou
    Bad teammates are the worst. Sometimes you can’t do much and might have to switch teams or endure it. If you have to fix another teammates issue, you can document this and keep a record. Then you can present hard facts to your manager.
    7d0

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